Eaton Corporation System Technician - Day Shift in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Eaton located in Kings Mountain, NC has a position opening for a System Technician - Day Shift.

Position Overview:

The primary function of this will be performing preventative maintenance activities during off shift hours. Perform automation system (PLC, safety, HMI, network) related functions, troubleshoot and resolve controls related issues, perform repairs and preventive maintenance on the plant automation as well as all equipment associated with it to help achieve plant’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement, maintain and troubleshoot CNC and PLC systems based on Allen Bradley, Siemens and GE Fanuc platforms

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot machining equipment, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Diagnose, maintain, and troubleshoot power and communication networks such as Devicenet, Profibus and Ethernet based systems.

  • Develop and maintain up-to-date operation manuals and electrical prints for all equipment

  • Identify opportunities as related to safety, quality, and productivity

  • Work flexible hours depending on production shifts and project requirements

  • Understand and assist with relational databases, Windows server technology, and IT networks/peripherals.

  • Ensure safe work environment – Follow all company safety policies and procedures


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field.

  • Minimum 5 years' maintenance experience.

  • Legally authorized to work in the US on an on-going basis without company sponsorship.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to adapt to different computer software

  • Strong electromechanical background

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.